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Ethics for Health Professionals provides a foundational understanding of ethics for healthcare students and clinicians. With a conversational tone and features within each chapter that add to its appeal including quotes, interesting facts, case studies, and more, this indispensable text offers an enjoyable, eased reading style while supplying information that can be practically and easily put into practice once the student enters the field. Many ideals can also be carried over to one#146;s personal life in terms of ethical principles and decision making. Pedagogical features include chapter objectives, boxed articles, quotes, case studies, key terms, chapter summary, assessment review questions. Website links are also included for additional reference. Students will learn basic information while develop a meaningful understanding of ethics, its importance and application in the world of health sciences. CONTENTS Overview of the history of ethics Blanchard and Peale#146;s 3-step model Ecological Model Approaches to ethics Applying ethics to the health care professional Patient Care Partnership Vulnerable Populations Confidentiality The Medical Record Patients#146; rights under HIPAA and privacy standards Ethics and the Workplace Liability and Health Care Matters of Life and DeathEthics for Health Professionals also covers additional contemporary topics in health care including: Integrity in Research (Including conflict of interest and Institutional Review Boards) Central Electronic Medical Record Registry Stem Cell Research Euthanasia, Abortion, Assisted Suicide How to Choose a Reliable Website for Information Gathering